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Control measure

Prevent and manage hypothermia in personnel

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Prevent and manage hypothermia in personnel

Understand:

  • The need to seek medical advice if hypothermia is suspected
  • How to prevent and manage the effects of hypothermia in personnel

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Request medical assistance if hypothermia is suspected

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Use agreed procedures to request medical advice if hypothermia is suspected

Provide personnel with the means to prevent and manage hypothermia

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Ensure personnel have the means to prevent or manage hypothermia